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FireWatch: California experiencing second worst fire season in state's history

According to data collected by Cal Fire, the 2021 Fire Season has already surpassed the total amount of acres destroyed during the 2020 Fire Season, which was considered the worst fire season on record at the time.

Posted: Sep 5, 2021 9:56 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif.-- According to data collected by Cal Fire, the 2021 Fire Season has become the second worst fire season on record.

More than 7,000 wildfires across the state have already destroyed more than one point nine million acres of land(1,984,677).

Statically, the 2020 Wildfire Season still stands as the worst wildfire season on record, as more than 9,600 fires burned more than four point three million acres of land.

However, Cal Fire is reporting that on all of their protected lands, along with the U.S. Forest Service, wildfires have destroyed more land this year than that of 2020(1,863,324 acres).

Currently five wildfires across the state have burned more than a hundred thousand acres. All of which are still active. These fires include: The Monument, River Complex, McFarland, Caldor and Dixie Fires.

The Dixie Fire is the largest of them all and is estimated at 898,951 acres with 56% containment. 

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Washington38321316
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Clackamas29350304
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Deschutes19886124
Umatilla14286144
Linn12617120
Douglas11918241
Josephine9292195
Yamhill8584111
Klamath7765111
Polk719680
Malheur552774
Benton537630
Coos492593
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Jefferson366351
Union316247
Lincoln313338
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Crook277646
Clatsop240729
Baker199228
Tillamook194929
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Harney110225
Grant98012
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Reported Deaths: 70829
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Riverside3704095008
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Orange3234075528
Sacramento1584372283
Fresno1451192063
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San Joaquin1022501721
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Contra Costa99612995
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Tulare79513958
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Sonoma40822402
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Kings32587315
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Madera23680281
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Yolo20240248
Marin17644243
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Yuba1000882
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San Benito741372
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Lake6565104
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Calaveras385180
Del Norte357141
Colusa302818
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Plumas16046
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Trinity86711
Modoc6758
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